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vienna : the meeting point for a new era of leaders

Vienna ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น is a city that stands for diversity and progress, and provides the perfect ground zero for a movement that will change the future of work.
A hub for innovation and the place where the female factor grew into what it is today, it's no wonder that Vienna is at the epicenter of this initiative.

redefining leadership: from vienna, all around the world.

why Vienna?


of Austrian
businesses are
led by women

35 %

of Viennese startups were founded by  womenโ€‹


best place to be for female founders
*Startup Heatmap 2019


years of supporting female entrepreneurs


Vienna is a melting pot of over 180 nationalities, 

a hub for culture and diplomacy,

and the business and geographical center of Europe.


With a thriving industry, a dynamic startup scene, and consistently high standard of life, it's the perfect starting point to redefine the future of work


More than anything, Vienna values its people, supporting women and under-represented minorities on all levels, be it in politics, the private sector, or family life.


Setting new standards over and over again, Vienna is truly a city that redefines leadership at every step. 

our favorite places in vienna

Café Central


Café Central in Vienna serves as a historic hub where women in business meet over coffee to forge paths in leadership and innovation.

Spaces - our home


Introducing the global home to the female factor, empowering female leaders and entrepreneurs in a vibrant, supportive community.

The Bank @ Park Hyatt


Once a grand banking hall, this venue is now providing a sophisticated space for networking, strategizing, and celebrating successes.

walk in the footsteps of...

Imagine a world without female-led innovations; it's likely you wouldn't be browsing this site.

Embark on a journey through Vienna to discover the extraordinary women who've made history. Their legacies, from inventive pioneers to bold artists, are interwoven with the city's essence, igniting inspiration across generations. Let's honor the fearless Viennese women whose contributions have profoundly shaped our world.

meet the leaders in Vienna

Meet the women in Vienna who are redefining leadership today, breaking new ground across sectors from technology to the arts. Their visionary approach is not just shaping the future of their industries but also inspiring a new generation of leaders in this historic city.

Silvia Kaupa-Götzl, Board Member
Österreichische Postbus AG, ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น


Silvia’s efforts focus on sustainability and innovation, significantly contributing to making Austria's public transport system more efficient and environmentally friendly. (1).png

Stefanie Ahammer, Country Director Visa, ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น


Stefanie Ahammer, Visa Austria's Country Director, is at the forefront of transforming finance in Vienna, championing initiatives that make digital payments more accessible and inclusive, thereby shaping a more financially empowered future.

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and it all comes together... 

global leaders summit

co-hosted by the City of Vienna

๐Ÿ“ 19th of September 2024, Vienna City Hall

a word from our co-hostsโ€‹


The City of Vienna and the Vienna Business Agency are thrilled to host the global leaders summit, an initiative that underscores our commitment to fostering female leadership and promoting gender diversity in the business world. This event is a testament to Vienna's role as a progressive hub where women's leadership and innovation thrive, shaping a brighter, more inclusive future for all.โ€‹


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